Prof Colin Morley
Colin Morley was educated at the University of Cambridge and undertook his paediatric training in the UK. He was a Nuffield Research Fellow in Oxford where he developed artificial surfactant treatment for premature babies (ALEC) and organised randomised controlled trials. He was appointed a University Lecturer / Paediatrician in Cambridge in 1979. In May 1998, he was appointed Professor/Director of Neonatal Medicine at The Royal Women’s Hospital and the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. Among many different topics, his main research has been improving respiratory support and neonatal resuscitation research. He has published over 340 research papers and chapters of which most are related to improving respiratory care of neonates. He has delivered many international and national invited lectures. He retired from Melbourne in 2008, but still lectures, supervises research, edits and writes papers.